Supporting MDIBL’s infrastructure in a way that also helps the environment was an easy decision to make. As scientists, we are always looking for the next innovation. It is important to me that we think beyond ourselves and to the future; we need to be ahead of the curve. An electronic vehicle charging station may…
This guest post by Christi Hughes, a conservation and research specialist at the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston, discusses how an online citizen science app developed by the MDI Biological Laboratory to crowdsource meaningful, actionable environmental data is facilitating the clean-up of plastic trash that threatens the lives of sea turtles.
Jane E. Disney, Ph.D., MDI Biological Laboratory senior staff scientist and director of education, and Anna Farrell, program coordinator for the institution's Community Environmental Health Laboratory, were interviewed for the investigative documentary, "Troubled Water," on environmental threats to the nation's water supply.
MDI Biological Laboratory Associate Professor James A. Coffman, Ph.D., discusses how susceptibility to disease is determined epigenetically -- that is, by environmental influences that affect the developmental and physiological regulation of gene activity.